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The socio-economic realities of the social work students of the University of South Africa
(University of Stellenbosch, 2009)
Introduction: When a tertiary institution such as the University of South Africa (Unisa) agrees to offer training for a profession such as social work, it accepts the responsibility of educating students according to the ...
The perception of the professional self of social workers in private practice
(University of Stellenbosch, 2006)
Introduction: The professional self is that part of the social worker that is guided and informed by the values, ethics and principles of the social work profession. It represents a way of conducting oneself as a social ...
Challanges related to working conditions experienced by social workers practising in rural areas
(University of Stellenbosch, 2012)
Introduction: In view of the references to the “poor working conditions” of social workers (Kusambisa in Chibba, 2011), which make it a challenge to retain social workers in rural areas (Kruger, 2008:44), and the exodus ...
Experiences of social exclusion among young deaf adults influencing their beliefs and perceptions of HIV/AIDS
(Stellenbosch University, 2014)
This paper reports on a Master's study whose aim was to capture the beliefs and perceptions of young deaf adults about HIV/AIDS in the Cape Metropole and surrounding areas. The study utilised the explorative, contextual ...
Working conditions of social workers in rural areas in South Africa
(Unisa Press, 2004)
This article presents the results of one of the aspects of an exploratory study that was conducted by the author with rural social workers. The working conditions of 45 social workers are described.
Challenges faced by unaccompanied minor-refugees in South Africa
(Stellenbosch University, 2016)
This qualitative study explored the experiences of unaccompanied minor-refugees from Zimbabwe to South Africa. Ten (10) participants, from a shelter in Limpopo Province, were selected using Purposive sampling. Five childcare ...